Share this entry

Share this page

Pamphylia

Syllabification: Pam·phyl·i·a
Pronunciation: /pamˈfilēə
 
/

Definition of Pamphylia in English:

An ancient coastal region of southern Asia Minor, between Lycia and Cilicia, to the east of the modern port of Antalya.

Derivatives

Pamphylian

1
Pronunciation: /pamˈfilēən/
adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • He had specially referred to the experience of a Greek warrior, Er the Pamphylian, who was fatally injured in a battle but came back to life before cremation.
  • In the late seventh century BCE, Greek settlers from Cyme built Side on a rocky promontory on the Pamphylian shore.
  • In the early research this sanduka was understood to be an example of the sarcophagi produced in the Pamphylian workshops.

Definition of Pamphylia in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day peart
Pronunciation: pɪət
adjective
lively; cheerful